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geological time

  • n  the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
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  • 'Anthropocene' Period Would Recognize Humanity's Impact on Earth
    In this interview, Dr. David Grinspoon discusses the implications of the Anthropocene — a proposed geological time period that would recognize humanity as a global force shaping the landscape and evolution of our planet.
    July 11, 2013 -
  • How Large Plant-Eating Dinosaurs Were Able To Coexist
    Lee Rannals for - Your Universe Online A new study is helping answer a long-standing question about how large, plant-eating dinosaurs could have co-existed successfully over long periods of geological time. Dr. Jordan Mallon, a post-doctoral fellow at the Canadian Museum of Nature, measured and analyzed the characteristics of nearly 100 dinosaur skulls recovered from the Dinosaur ...
    July 11, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Dinosaurs, diets and ecological niches: Study shows recipe for success
    A new scientific study answers a long-standing question in palaeontology -- how numerous species of large, plant-eating dinosaurs could co-exist successfully over geological time. Results from the largest study of dinosaurs recovered from Alberta's Dinosaur Park Formation suggest that niche partitioning was at play: adaptations in skulls and jaws allowed for distinct groups of herbivores to ...
    July 10, 2013 - Science Daily

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